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Richmond (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
l in Roxbury, at such time as may be convenient; and an opportunity be thus afforded for the people to unite in their congratulations for the return to the army and to his home and friends of a gallant officer and a true, noble, and loyal heart. Colonel Lee commanded the Twentieth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, and was taken prisoner at the battle of Ball's Bluff, in October, 1861, together with Major Revere and Adjutant Perrin of the same regiment, and were held as prisoners at Richmond, Virginia. May 12th, The military committee were given full power to look after and minister to the necessities of our sick and wounded soldiers in the Army of the Potomac. June 9th, A brass field-piece, captured from the British in the Revolutionary War, and since preserved at William and Mary's College, Virginia, and taken as a relic by Company K, First Massachusetts Volunteers, at Williamsburg, was presented to the city by the company. July 10th, The attention of the council having been
Dorchester, Mass. (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
. Since 1865 the city of Roxbury and the town of Dorchester have been annexed to the city of Boston, so that its appropriate place in the Memorial Hall. Dorchester Incorporated Sept. 7, 1630. Annexed to the cityd in proper terms to the grand historic record of Dorchester in the war of the Revolution. The fourth was as , to the end that in every vicissitude the men of Dorchester may prove themselves inflexible in their efforts s a month for three months to each volunteer from Dorchester who is married, and fifteen to each who is singleunty of one hundred dollars to each inhabitant of Dorchester who shall enlist for nine months and be credited is and the succeeding year to the same effect. Dorchester furnished thirteen hundred and forty-two men for 00.00. Total amount, $65,606.99. The ladies of Dorchester did so much for our soldiers that an abstract of have a more patriotic record than the ladies of Dorchester. The value of the articles contributed by them t
Cohasset (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
dies of the town for the Christian and Sanitary Commission was quite large. Cohasset Incorporated April 26, 1770. Population in 1860, 1,953; in 1865, 2,048. Vthe payment of ten and fifteen dollars a month, to each volunteer belonging to Cohasset, be limited to six months from the present time; and that no volunteer receive days in the military service, and be mustered in and credited to the quota of Cohasset; and the treasurer was directed to borrow a sufficient amount of money to pay Hanson having a surplus over its quota transferred a portion of its excess to Cohasset, on an agreement that the bounties paid by Hanson should be reimbursed by CohaCohasset. The selectmen were also directed to procure one or more volunteers to complete the quota of the town. The treasurer was directed to borrow money for those purhave been held during the war to act upon matters relating to that subject. Cohasset furnished one hundred and ninety-nine men for the war, which was a surplus of
Suffolk County (New York, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
Chapter 12: Norfolk County. This county is bounded north-east by Boston Harbor, north by Suffolk County, west by the south-east corner of Worcester County, south by the north-east corner of the State of Rhode Island, and south and south-east by the counties of Bristol and Plymouth. It has a maritime coast on Boston Harbor of about twelve miles, which is indented by small bays and rivers. Its surface is uneven, and parts of it, especially near Boston, are highly cultivated. The population of the county in 1860 was 109,150; in 1865 it was 116,334; being an increase in five years of 7,184. Since 1865 the city of Roxbury and the town of Dorchester have been annexed to the city of Boston, so that in 1870 the population of Norfolk County was only 89,443. The valuation of the county in 1860 was $86,800,899; in 1865 it was $91,308,287; being an increase in five years of $4,507,388. The net value of the productions of the county for the year 1865 was $36,771,397. According to the
Braintree (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
es. A large number of boxes of clothing, food, fruits and delicacies were also sent by them direct to the soldiers. Braintree Incorporated May 13, 1640. Population in 1860, 3,468; in 1865, 3,725. Valuation in 1860, $1,431,960; in 1865, $1,5sident of the town who shall within thirty days enlist for three years military service and be credited to the quota of Braintree. Four thousand seven hundred dollars were appropriated to pay the same. August 18th, Voted, to pay each resident who hundred dollars were appropriated to pay the same. 1863. September—, Voted to pay all conscripted men, residents of Braintree, who have been accepted and gone into the service of the United States, either by themselves or substitutes, or paid th862, $6,397.15; in 1863, $7,780.55; in 1864, $10,000.00; in 1865, $6,200.00. Total amount, $32,168.28. The ladies of Braintree contributed clothing and other articles of comfort for the general good of the soldiers and about one hundred and fifty
Sharon (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
ospitals and camps through the Sanitary Commission 12,180 garments; besides books, newspapers, wines, fruits, vegetables, bed linen, and other hospital stores. Sharon Incorporated June 20, 1765. Population in 1860, 1,377; in 1865, 1,394. Valuation in 1860, $651,213; in 1865, $723,752. The selectmen in 1861, 1862, 1863, rrow eleven hundred dollars to pay the same. August 13th, The same bounty was directed to be paid to drafted men. Voted, to pay a bounty of fifty dollars to each Sharon volunteer now in the service who has received no bounty. The treasurer was authorized to borrow four thousand dollars. August 21st, Voted, to pay a bounty of ones way. July 29th, A committee of five was chosen to solicit subscriptions for a bounty fund, who subsequently reported they raised forty-three hundred dollars. Sharon furnished one hundred and forty-six men for the war, which was a surplus of eight over and above all demands. One was a commissioned officer. The whole amount o
Dedham (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
1865, $3,000.00. Total amount, $15,928.74. Dedham Incorporated Sept. 8, 1636. Population in also adopted:— Resolved, That the town of Dedham is fully sensible of the momentous issues in oas voluntarily left the company now forming in Dedham. The committee were directed to make a returnlitary service and be credited to the quota of Dedham, and State aid should be paid to their familieolunteer militia to be enrolled in the town of Dedham. The State aid was also to be paid to their fe accepted, and confining them to residents of Dedham, was reconsidered, and was made to apply to alo pay town aid to the families of residents of Dedham who have enlisted into the United States service with vote of citizens November 21, 1864. Dedham furnished six hundred and seventy-two men for Memorial Hall has been erected by the town of Dedham, which was appropriately dedicated Sept. 29, 1on, in Faneuil Hall, by Alvan Fisher, Esq., of Dedham, was given by his widow, Mrs Lydia E. Fisher,
Randolph (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
d by the town during the war for State aid to soldiers' families, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $3,063.79; in 1862, $11,415.55; in 1863, $15,715.60; in 1864, $13,000.00; in 1865, $8,200.00. Total amount, $51,694.94. Randolph Incorporated May 9, 1793. Population in 1860, 5,760; in 1865, 5,734. Valuation in 1860, $2,726,059; in 1865, $2,925,254. The selectmen in 1861 were J. White Belcher, Horatio B. Alden, Lemuel S. Whitcomb; in 1862 and 1863, J. White Belchendred and twenty dollars. A committee was appointed to procure subscriptions to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to men who had enlisted in excess of the quota called for up to one hundred and one, provided they shall be citizens of Randolph. 1863. No action appears to have been taken by the town in its corporate capacity during this year, although recruiting was kept up and bounties continued to be paid to enlisted men. 1864. April 11th, The treasurer under direction of the s
York, Pa. (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
r hundred and thirty-four dollars. Large donations were also made by the citizens of cotton, linen, flannel, preserves, jellies, and other delicacies for the hospitals. The whole number of articles made and distributed among the hospitals in Missouri, Maryland, Newbern, N. C., Baton Rouge, La., and Fortress Monroe, Va., in the two years ending November, 1863, was four thousand two hundred and eighty-six; in addition to these, one hundred and fifty-three garments were sent to a hospital in York, Pa., four hundred and fifty to the Discharged Soldiers' Home in Boston, and three hundred and nineteen to the Christian Commission; making the whole number of articles furnished five thousand and five. During the last two years of the war their contributions, with a few exceptions, were sent to the Sanitary Commission, which in 1864 were 1,450 shirts and drawers of cotton and flannel, 64 double gowns and vests, 175 pairs of slippers, 75 pairs of socks, 266 pillows and arm slings, 150 handkerc
Yarmouth (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 12
y of bandages, old linen, and cotton. In 1865 the society contributed six hundred and seventy-four different kinds of articles to the Commission. The whole number of articles contributed during the war was eight thousand seven hundred and sixty-four, exclusive of the material aid given in cash, mentioned above. The garments were all cut by a committee, which met twice a week for the purpose. These were made up afterwards by the ladies of West Roxbury, assisted by the ladies of Falmouth, Yarmouth, Chelmsford, Massachusetts; and of Charlestown, New Hampshire. A number of the ladies of West Roxbury paid a regular assessment of twelve dollars a year for four years. Weymouth Incorporated Sept. 2, 1635. Population in 1860, 7,742; in 1865, 7,981. Valuation in 1860, $3,119,993; in 1865, $3,345,349. The selectmen in 1861 were Z. L. Bicknell, James Humphrey, Allen Vining; in 1862 and 1863, Z. L. Bicknell, James Humphrey, Noah Vining; in 1864, James Humphrey, Z. L. Bicknell, Noah
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